Behold Your God: Rethinking God Biblically by John Snyder


Daily Devotional Workbook
The Twelve-Week Study Companion to Behold Your God
 
Two truths underpin Behold Your God:
  • A vital knowledge of God is the treasure of the Christian life and not merely a tool to reach something more significant.
  • The believer’s view of God is the most distinguishing and influential factor in his or her life.
 
In the United States, Christianity faces a huge obstacle—indifference.  People hear sermons, nod their heads in polite agreement, and walk away unaffected.  Why is this?  Clearly, “God” has become a weightless idea, an insignificant religious term that has meaning only within the four walls of the church.  Views of God can be so far from His own self-descriptions that people worship an idol unawares—a “God” of their imagination.  The greatest need of the church and the world is to be reintroduced to the One who cannot give us anything better than Himself.
 
What about us?  Is the God we know the God described in Scripture?  What we believe about who God is will affect everything about us.  Therefore, nothing should take a higher priority for us than knowing Him as He has revealed Himself in His Word.  Not merely to know about Him, but to know Him is life.
 
Behold Your God is born out of a desire to see the glory of God manifested once again among His people.  This workbook consistently brings us into contact with God’s magnificent self-revelation in the Bible and helps us to apply these descriptions of Him to key areas of life.  The study requires serious contemplation of those scriptures which most fully unveil God, aiding the reader to acquire a biblically informed understanding of Him who is beyond comprehension.
 
Behold Your God is designed for individual or group study.  While designed for believers, the subject matter may also be applied evangelistically.  The material is suitable for mature teens and adults.  It is intended for use with a companion set of 13 DVDs, but may be used alone.
 
This workbook goes out with the prayer that our Lord will use it for His own glory and the good of mankind.  God alone is our hope.